[Publications, Lectures & Workshops]

[19] Book: “Intelligent design using solar‐climatic vision: Energy and comfort improvement in architecture and urban planning using SOLARCHVISION”, Young Cities Research Paper Series, Volume 09, Samimi M. and Nasrollahi F., Berlin Institute of Technology (TU-Berlin), Germany, 2014, ISBN 978-3-7983-2675-0 (Print), ISBN 978-3-7983-2676-7 (Online), 205 Pages.
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[18] Solar-climatic & impacts analysis of the proposed complex in Villeray– Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension, Montreal, QC, March, 2014
written document: http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P73/8a9.pdf
presentation: http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P73/8a9a.pdf
(project: http://ocpm.qc.ca/node/4090), OCPM (Office de Consultation Publique de Montréal), March, 2014
[17] Solar-climatic and impacts analysis of proposed towers added to Montréal’s downtown, Montreal, QC, February, 2014
written document: http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P72/8a4.pdf
presentation: http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P72/8a4a.pdf
(project: http://ocpm.qc.ca/node/4080), OCPM (Office de Consultation Publique de Montréal), February, 2014
[16] –        “The sun and the city of Montréal” report for PDM (Projet de plan de Développement de Montréal: http://ocpm.qc.ca/pdm), completed and presented at OCPM (Office de Consultation Publique de Montréal) between July – September 2013, Highlighting some of current and future challenges of Montréal associated with architecture/urban planning associated with general/changing solar-climatic factors including A study of solar direct beam radiation and air temperature during different decades, An analysis of Montréal urban fabric (downtown), Nun’s Island school (OCPM project), etc. in different seasons, Some recommendations to improve energy-comfort potentials of new and existing buildings and urban quarters. Link to written document:http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P70/9a20.pdf, Link to presentation document:http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P70/9a20a.pdf, please also see OCPM PUBLIC         CONSULTATION    REPORT ON MONTRÉAL DEVELOPMENT          PLAN:      MAJOR    CHALLENGES        AWAIT METROPOLIS at: http://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/pdf/P70/pdm-presse-eng.pdf, complete OCPM final report is also available (only in French) athttp://ocpm.qc.ca/sites/ocpm.qc.ca/files/rapport-pdm.pdf
[15] 2011 Research Overview: “SOLARCHVISION Studies on Young Cities Project”, Young Cities Research Briefs, Volume 06, Samimi M. and Nasrollahi F., Berlin Institute of Technology (TU-Berlin), Germany, 2013, ISBN 978-3-7983-2550-0 (Print), ISBN 978-3-7983-2551-7 (Online), 66 pages. Full text at: http://opus4.kobv.de/opus4-tuberlin/files/3798/No06_SOLARCHVISION.pdf
[14] “External and Internal Solar-Climatic Performance Analysis of Building Geometries using SOLARCHVISION”, Paper and poster in CISBAT 2011 Conference on CleanTech for Sustainable Buildings – from Nano to Urban Scale, Session: “Building and Urban Simulation“, EPFL University, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep. 2011, Full paper available on pages 961-966 at http://infoscience.epfl.ch/record/174038/files/cisbat11_proceedings_vol2.pdf  
[13] Solar-Climatic and Data Processing for Kerman-Iran and Design Performance Analysis (SOLARCHVISION-2010/11), in “Re-Designing Contemporary City Blocks: Designing In Favour Of Energy Conservation For A City In Desert, by Paria Sajadpour, Supervisor: Miljana Horvat, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, 2011


[12] “SOLARCHVISION Studies on Young Cities Project in Hashtgerd New Town, Iran”, Research stay report, Berlin Institute of Technology, Technical University of Berlin, Faculty of Planning, Building and Environment, Supervisors: Prof. C. Steffan, Dr. Ing. F. Nasrollahi, May 2011
[11] Book chapter: “The Variety of Problems and Problems of the Variety”, “Sustainable Environmental Design in Architecture – Impacts on Health“, editors: S. Rassia and P.M. Pardalos, Springer, 2011
[10] “Basics of SOLARCH Design”, paper, Architecture & Urbanism Journal, No. 101 (Sustainable Architecture), Tehran, Iran, 2011, [in Persain]
[09] “Architecture from Curtain to Cloth”, Guest Lecture at Tehran University, Cladding Festival, Tehran,  Iran, Dec. 2010
[08] “Language of the Sun in Architecture”, Guest Lecture at Iranian Artists’ Forum, Tehran, Iran, Dec. 2010
[07] “SOLARCHVISION & Architectural Form Finding”, Guest Lecture at “Master of Membrane Structures” Study Course, IMS – Associated Institute for Membrane and Shell Technologies, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Dessau-Rosslau, Germany, Sep. 2010
[06] “Architectural & Urban Design from SOLARCHVISION Point of View”, Guest Lecture in Mazandaran University, May 2010
[05] “Climate Variety in Iran and SOLARCHVISION Analysis”, Guest Lecture in Tabriz Islamic Art University, Iran, Apr. 2010
[04] “SOLARCHVISION and Membrane Form Finding”, Paper, 1st Seminar on Membrane Structure & Architecture, Section Solar Analysis in membrane structures, Tehran University, Iran, Nov. 2009
[03] “SOLARCHVISION”, Paper and posterCISBAT 2009 International Scientific Conference on Renewables in Changing Climate from Nano to Urban Scale, Session: “Information Technologies and software”, EPFL University, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep. 2009, Full paper available at http://leso.epfl.ch/files/content/sites/leso/files/download/publications/cisbat_proceedings_final_download.pdf

[02] A New Approach for Solar Analysis of Buildings“, PaperWORLDCOMP’08 – The 2008 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing, Session: “Software Engineering“, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, July 2008
[01] Thesis: “From the Sun to the architect: Calculation of General Patterns of Direct and Diffuse Solar Radiation for 16 Cities of Iran, Analysis of the Sun’s Positive and Negative Effects on Different Building Orientations and Inclinations and Design Optimization using the Perspectives from the Sun, Mojtaba Samimi, SBU-Tehran, Iran.